May 11, 2012 -
A by-the-numbers look at the groups and individuals who played key roles in financing the fight over North Carolina's Amendment One.
May 9, 2012 -
Why did blue-trending North Carolina buck the trend towards states accepting marriage equality? A look at the numbers and fight around Amendment One.
May 4, 2012 -
In a critical election year, North Carolina state Sen. Don Vaughan is seeking the top leadership post in the state Democratic Party. He's also a member of the controversial right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council.
April 12, 2012 -
At least five major companies and one charitable foundation have pulled support for the American Legislative Exchange Council, a corporate-backed advocacy group in state legislatures, after a growing campaign links the group to voter ID and "Stand Your Ground" gun laws.
April 11, 2012 -
Americans for Prosperity NC's silly "Real Solutions" tour defending the conservative General Assembly's extreme policy positions amounts to less than zero.
April 4, 2012 -
A new report on county health outcomes gets to the heart of the ideological debate.
April 3, 2012 -
Right-wing donors like the Koch brothers and Art Pope rail against the use of public money to level the campaign finance playing field. But their use of nonprofit charities -- which benefit from government subsidies -- for political activities is coming under growing scrutiny.